4 Thanksgiving Day Recipes I Love

It’s Thanksgiving week and I am kind of excited. Shug will be 13 on Monday!!😬🥳Last year me, the kids, and my mom spent Thanksgiving at Red Lobster and then a trip to Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square,NYC. They have a holiday lane with GORGEOUSLY decorated Christmas trees of various themes. A real must see…

Untitled Book

Let me just say: I have always been against adults writing memoirs/biographies when they’re younger than 50. I know by that age we have TONS of life experience but in my mind, we still have so much more to live, it just doesn’t make sense to me to write a book about our lives when…

4 Tips on Traveling on the Subway with A Toddler

I have a 4 hour commute (going and coming back)Monday through Friday to get Amani to and from school. Most of those days I have to bring Avery with me unless his grandma babysits. I’ve been doing this for a few months now and I’ve learned a couple of things during that time. I hope…

Falling Into Gratitude

With Fall upon us,I’m feeling pretty grateful for the change in season and the celebration of life that will be happening for my family. My daughter will be twelve years old on 11/23 and my son will be 1 on 12/5. Yes,that is technically still Fall. I’m ready to celebrate life. But let me rewind…

Spring

It seems the Winter has finally lifted its foot off my little neck of the woods. Though the temperature is still a but touchy, it feels good to look forward to the sun blinding me with a cool,not cold, breeze on my back. I’m also looking forward to bringing Avery outside more. I have been…

My Baby Development Series

For those of you who dont know, I have a monthly livestream series on Periscope. Its called Oh,Baby! and it follows the development of my son,Avery. I want to bring Avery live with me so you can all drool over him. He is in the first episode,though.You can catch it every 5th of the month…

Tales of A Fourth Grader…

Amani will be going to 4th grade come September.  I am very proud of her accomplishment because 3rd grade was her first year having to take the state exams for reading and math. I knew she had some areas she struggled in and I just prayed everything would work out. And it did. Not only…

You May Quote…#10

I know that I should be enjoying my summer with Bubba and I really am but unfortunately summer won’t last always and when Bubba returns to school in September, I will be rotting at home. I lost my job as a cashier in March and its time to get back to the daily grind. I…

Mommy and Me Mondays #8-The Cooper Family

How many children do you have and what are their ages? I have two children, ages 4 and 8. My 4-year-old is a quick-witted, smart little guy that loves dinosaurs. My 8-year-old is a funny, sweet boy with an excellent memory who loves cars and also happens to have autism.   What is ONE song…

Mommy and Me Mondays #6- The Ewing Family

How many children do you have and what are their ages? Two girls ages 2(Sarah) and 4(Lissie).  Both of them have special needs. What is ONE song that reminds you of your child(ren)? “My Favorite Things” for Sarah and “Maneater” for Lissie. How would you define your style of parenting? I am a strict parent,…